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Trump EPA Pick says He Backs Biofuels Program, But Open to Tweaks

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he would honor the intent of the U.S. biofuels program, but... Read More

Improving Nitrogen Efficiency in 2017

The 2017 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics concluded this week. Many of the educational presentations focused on economics and how to improve efficiency especially when faced with lower commodity prices. Charles Wortmann, Nebraska Extension ... Read More

Egg Saftey Issue to Supreme Court

While livestock and meat products are scrutinized closely by USDA inspectors during slaughter, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which is responsible for the safety of other food products, manages a much lighter inspection footprint, but is usi... Read More

US To Lift Ban on Beef Imports From France

The U.S. will lift the ban on beef imports from France, which have been shut out of the market for 19 years, according to the European Commission. "This is excellent news for French producers," three European Union commissioners said in a joint state... Read More

FFA Members Return from Educational, Cultural Experience in South Africa

INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017/National FFA Organization) – During the past two weeks, 75 FFA members visited South Africa for a 12-day educational and cultural experience. Members participated in the 2017 International Leadership Semina... Read More

Inauguration Week Ad Recognizes Trump Leadership on Biofuels

The nation’s top renewable fuel advocates are celebrating inauguration week with a new television ad highlighting President-elect Donald Trump’s vocal support for jobs in the biofuels sector and offering thanks for his steadfast leadership. The n... Read More

Creighton Suffers Huge Loss

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ Creighton point guard and national assists leader Maurice Watson Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a major knee injury. Watson tweeted on Tuesday that an MRI revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee... Read More

High School Basketball Scores

Tuesday's Scores By The Associated Press= BOYS BASKETBALL= Alliance 59, Gordon/Rushville 33 Arapahoe 63, Axtell 29 Arcadia-Loup City 61, Twin Loup 47 Bayard 38, South Platte 31 Blue Hill 63, Harvard 48 Brady 71, Maxwell 56 Creek Valley 57, P... Read More

Hawkeyes pick up 1st Big Ten Road Win at Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- A hot-shooting University of Iowa women's basketball team won its first Big Ten road game and handed Rutgers its first Big Ten home loss, 71-59, on Tuesday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The Hawkeyes improved to 12-7 overall, ... Read More

North Platte Man Kills Himself After Police Pursuit

A law enforcement pursuit ended Sunday afternoon with a North Platte man killing himself. 37-year-old Robert Mills, who was wanted for a felony warrant was reported crossing the Buffalo Bill Viaduct. When North Platte police tried to contac... Read More

10 Auctioneers Move On To WLAC From West Point Qualifier

West Point Livestock hosted the final of three regional qualifying events for the 2017 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Monday.  A total of 26 contestants competed for a top 10 placing, granting them a spot in the 2017 WLAC at Public A... Read More